Ayon CD-10 II CD Player premium
The CD-10 II impressed me enormously. Regular readers will know that I am used to listening to very esoteric gear but somehow Ayon always manages to stir my music-loving soul, and, as it turns out, even with their entry-level products.
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23 March 2020
atm-audio EPM-50 Class A Mono Power Amplifiers premium
Fabulously organic and highly seductive and in no way mechanical or electronic, these fully Class-A amplifiers eschew the type of overt control that can lead to the mechanical and clinical presentation that makes so many rivals sound rather uninvolving.
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16 March 2020
CH Precision X1 Power Supply – Part 1 premium
The X1 is an ultra-low-noise, high-current, DC-regulated external power supply capable of powering up to two CH Precision units.
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16 March 2020
CH Precision X1 Power Supply – Part 2 premium
Part 2 of the X1 review.
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11 March 2020
Astin Trew AT2-2100 Integrated Amplifier premium
The Astin Trew AT2-2100 has an engagingly upbeat, dynamic and expressive delivery and refreshing new cosmetics.
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Audio Show Alkmaar 2020 – The end of an era premium
Unlike my normal show reports, this time, I will focus on the organizer rather than on the exhibitors. Mostly, my aim for this article is to honor Ben Hoedjes for his 20 years of presence in the audio business.
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Wilson Benesch Precision P1.0 and P2.0 – Part 1 premium
The Wilson Benesch Precision Series uses trickle-down technology from the reference line to capture a large part of the essence of the Wilson Benesch sound at a more accessible price point.
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Wilson Benesch Precision P1.0 and P2.0 – Part 2 premium
Part 2 of the Wilson Benesch review
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Lector CDP-707 + PSU-707 and Digicode S-192 + PSU-DC 192 – Part 1 premium
The CDP-707 is an integrated Tube CD player, powered for this review by the company's best PSU-707 unit. The Digicode S-192 is a Tube DAC, powered by the company's best PSU-DC 192 unit.
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Lector CDP-707 + PSU-707 and Digicode S-192 + PSU-DC 192 – Part 2 premium
Part 2 of the Lector review
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Curious Evolved USB Cable premium
A very interesting alternative to the original Curious USB cable.
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Denafrips Venus premium
Visually a more compact and arguably even more handsome version of the Terminator, the Venus is Denafrips' 2nd-tier flagship DAC and, as such, it is built around a very similar architecture.
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FoilFlex interlinks and speaker Cables – Part 1 premium
FoilFlex sells high-quality state-of-the-art cables exclusively through a family-owned and -operated business with the aim to provide very high performance as well as great value. The perception is that High-End equals High Expense, and often, that holds true but FoilFlex aims to do things differently.
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FoilFlex interlinks and speaker Cables – part 2 premium
Part 2 of the FoilFlex review
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8 February 2020
Holbo Airbearing Turntable and Acoustical Systems Aiwon and Palladian MC cartridges – part 1 premium
High-end turntables tend to be bulky, large, heavy and complex but the Holbo is none of these. This turntable has been very thoughtfully with ultimate transparency and neutrality as well as ease of use in mind.
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8 February 2020
Holbo Airbearing Turntable and Acoustical Systems Aiwon and Palladian MC cartridges – part 2 premium
Part 2 of the Holbo Air Bearing Turntable review
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MBL show at PUUR audio, video & domotica premium
On Saturday, January 25th, PUUR audio, video & domotica demonstrated the MBL 116F Radialstrahler loudspeakers along with the N31 CD player/DAC and N51 amplifier combo from MBL's Noble Line.
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Bryston BDA-3.14 Renderer+DAC premium
The BDA-3.14 is Bryston's current reference DAC and with its many inputs, streaming capacity and built-in volume control, it is meant to perform the central role in a multiple-digital-source system.
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